May 1, 2013

NM girls second at Tulip Time Relays, E-B-F third

Herald correspondent


North Mahaska amassed 106 points to gain second at the Tulip Time Relays Friday. 
The Warhawks scored points in nearly every event, but Pekin was stronger across the board. Pekin finished with 212 points. North Mahaska had 106 and Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont had 76.
North Mahaska’s Mallory Boyle won the 400 meter hurdles with a run of 1 minute 9.8 seconds for the Warhawks’ only win. She also placed second in the high jump at 4-feet 10-inches. Carly Ehret was sixth with a jump of 4-2.
EBF scored two wins on the night with Tasha Alexander winning the long jump with a leap of 14-8.5. The shuttle hurdle relay team of Alexander, Emma Tanner, Sadie Baugher and Karlie Taylor won in 1:13.10.
North Mahaska shuttle team of Boyle, Jordan Ferguson, Sarah Bowen and Caitlin Sampson finished second in 1:14.40. McKinley Moore of EBF grabbed third in 200 and 400 meter dashes. She ran 29.8 in the 200 and 1:07,20 in the 400. Hunter Varner was second in the discus for EBF with a throw of 98-08. Carissa McBirnie of North Mahaska was third with a throw of 88-11.5 and Julia Groenenboom was with with a toss of 84-1.
McBirnie grabbed a third place in the shot put at 32-.5. EBF had two score with a fifth to Savannah Wilz at 28-9.5 and Hunter Varner with a put of 28-9.
Cassidy Arvidson of North Mahaska finished fifth with a run of 14.5 in the 100 meters. Tessa Watts was fifth in the 1,500 meters in 5:27.90 and Megan Goemaat was sixth in 5:30.40. Goemaat also finished third in the 3,000 with a time of 11:55.30.
EBF’s tandem of Taylor and Tanner placed third and fourth respectively in the 100 hurdles. Taylor was third in 18.2 and Tanner ran 18.3.
Team scores
1. Pekin 212, 2. North Mahaska 106, 3. Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont 76, Lynnville-Sully 72, 5. Pella Christian 62, 6. Montezuma 41, 7. Twin Cedars 18.